New test operation – Bearer verification

On the 7th of December 2020 a test operation started at Skavsta Airport. The purpose is to develop new methods for verifying the correct identity of users of travel documents in connection with entry checks and passport checks.

Your participation is voluntary. The purpose of the test involves that the Swedish Police Authority will process certain information from the traveler's travel document digitally, such as nationality, gender, age and date of issue of the document, as well as pictures from the travel document and a new facial image taken on site.

Personal data will be processed in accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation and the Aliens Data Act (2016: 27). The data processing is necessary to perform a task of general interest.

The possibilities of linking the collected data to an individual are strictly limited. Data will only be processed for test purposes and stored for up to two months. No information will not be transferred to or disclosed to other parties.

Your rights

As a data subject you have several rights against the controller, including the right to request from the controller access to, rectification, erasure or limiting of your personal data as well as object to the processing of your data.

You also have a right to complain to Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY) and may contact the Police Authority’s Data Protection Officer at